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Holacanthus ciliaris

(Linnaeus 1758)

Holacanthus ciliaris was originally described as Chaetodon ciliaris by Linnaeus in 1758. It belongs to the family Pomacanthidae. It is commonly known as Queen angelfish but has many other common names such as Queen Angel in USA, Hokuro-yakko in Japan, Queen angelfish in Brazil, Queen Angelfish in South Africa, Queen angelfish in Bahamas. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   ciliaris
AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Qualification   ---
Year   1758
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Pomacanthidae
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Genus   Holacanthus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Pomacanthidae
Genus   Holacanthus
Original Name   Chaetodon        
Taxon Name   ciliaris
Original Combination   Chaetodon ciliaris
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Chaetodon ciliaris
OriginalSubGenus   Chaetodon
Original Author   Linnaeus
Original AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1758
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Western Atlantic/Caribbean.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Wheeler 1958:224 [ref. 13434], Fernholm & Wheeler 1983:251-252 [ref. 20707].
Primary Code   ---
Page   276

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Holacanthus ciliaris
Current Species ciliaris
Current Genus Holacanthus
Current AuthorWI Linnaeus [C.]
Current AuthorNI Linnaeus
Current Year 1758
Current Family Pomacanthidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Queen angelfish.
Attains 45 cm. Blue and Semi-albinotic color morphs occur in St. Paul’s Rocks.
Depth Range From 1 to 70 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Holacanthus ciliaris  (Linnaeus 1758). Pomacanthidae.
Name History   •Valid as Holacanthus ciliaris (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Feddern 1968 [ref. 21623], Allen 1980:250 [ref. 22764], Matsuura in Uyeno et al. 1983:392 [ref. 14275], Robins & Ray 1986:195 [ref. 23100], Boschung 1992:150 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:382 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:340 [ref. 24474], Aguilera 1998:51 [ref. 24221], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:277 [ref. 25013], Thomson et al. 2000:149 [ref. 25640], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:163 [ref. 27754], Rocha & Rosa 2001:991 [ref. 25909], Collette et al. 2003:112 [ref. 26784], Feitoza et al. 2003:69 [ref. 26943] with color morphs, Burgess 2003:1680 [ref. 27101], Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:90 [ref. 27192], Smith et al. 2003:39 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:150 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:476 [ref. 28815], Vaske et al. 2005:78 [ref. 36155], Page et al. 2013:155 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:60 [ref. 33341], Pinheiro et al. 2015:22 [ref. 34324], Bailly in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2676 [ref. 34618], Robertson et al. 2016:146 [ref. 34961]).

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acanthops Holacanthus acanthops Norman [J. R.] 1922Synonym
aculeatus Holacanthus aculeatus (Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854)Synonym
africanus Holacanthus africanus Cadenat [J.] 1951Valid
albofasciatus Holacanthus albofasciatus Tanaka [S.] 1909Synonym
alternans Holacanthus alternans Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831Synonym
alternans meleagris Holacanthus alternans meleagris Alcock [A. W.] 1896Synonym
amiralis Holacanthus amiralis Cuvier [G.] 1829Synonym
arcuatus Holacanthus arcuatus Gray [J. E.] 1831Synonym
aruset Holacanthus aruset Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802Synonym
ataja Holacanthus ataja Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802Synonym
bermudensis Holacanthus bermudensis Goode [G. B.] 1876Valid
bicolor oahuensis Holacanthus bicolor oahuensis Borodin [N. A.] 1930Synonym
bishopi Holacanthus bishopi Seale [A.] 1901Synonym
bispinosus Holacanthus bispinosus Günther [A.] 1860Synonym
caerulescens Holacanthus caerulescens Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1830Synonym
caeruleus Holacanthus caeruleus Cuvier [G.] (ex Ehrenberg) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831Synonym
caudibicolor Holacanthus caudibicolor Sauvage [H.-E.] (ex Liénard) 1891Synonym
caudovittatus Holacanthus caudovittatus Günther [A.] 1860Synonym
chapmani Holacanthus chapmani Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1933Synonym
chrysocephalus Holacanthus chrysocephalus Bleeker [P.] 1855Synonym
chrysurus Holacanthus chrysurus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831Synonym
ciliaris bermudensis Holacanthus ciliaris bermudensis Goode [G. B.] 1876Synonym
clarionensis Holacanthus clarionensis Gilbert [C. H.] 1890Valid
coeruleus Holacanthus coeruleus Cuvier [G.] (ex Ehrenberg) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831Synonym
conspicillatus Holacanthus conspicillatus Waite [E. R.] 1900Synonym
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